Dr. Dana Tasson leads the Center for Student Health and Counseling at Portland State University. As Executive Director, Dr. Tasson provides vision for each of the units in SHAC including; Student Health Services, Counseling and Psychological Services, Dental Services, Testing Services, Health Promotion and SHAC Administration. Dr. Tasson works in partnership with Campus Recreation on the Healthy Campus Initiative and serves on the Senior Student Affairs Leadership Team.
Dr. Tasson has served as the clinical director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at PSU since 2005. Prior to his appointment as Clinical Director, Dr. Tasson served as a Staff Psychiatrist at PSU since 1997. Before coming to PSU, Dr. Tasson held positions in student health services at Reed College and Oregon Health and Science University. Dr. Tasson received his M.D. from the University of Michigan Medical School and completed his residency at OSHU. Dr. Tasson is active in the American College Health Association, American Psychiatric Association, and Oregon Psychiatric Association.